Upwind Downwind 2014: Built Environment - Foundation for Cleaner Air
Clean Air Hamilton is please to announce the 2014 Upwind Downwind Conference is taking place on Monday February 24, 2014 at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Hamilton with a free public event on Sunday February 23, 2014 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.
The 2014 theme of this one day conference will explore how the built environment and transportation can improve air quality, address climate change and improve health. Topics include public health and the built environment, tactical urbanism, cost and benefits of air quality management, transportation and complete streets, planning with climate change and sustainability.
For a full schedule of events, speakers, and workshops, please navigate here. To register for the FREE Sunday event, please RSVP here.
The GUCEL (Graduate/Undergraduate Collaboration for Experiential Learning) program is a new initiative, which allows graduate and undergraduate students to collaborate with one another while pursuing an experiential learning project.
We are looking for a group of students to develop their own project idea! If you have a great idea about improving sustainability on campus or within the community and are interested in gaining experience in developing and implementing of a sustainability-related project please contact Melissa Gallina, GUCEL Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about the GUCEL program and how to get involved!
Beekeeping on Campus
A project from Sustain 2A03 - The Sustainable Future Project has been featured on The Spectator!
Learn what all the buzz is about!
Sustain 2A03 - Spaces Still Available!
Sustain 2A03 will be offered in January 2014. The course is open to students from all faculties and provides students with the opportunity for interdisciplinary, student-led, community-based and experiential education focused on sustainability.
More information about Sustain 2A03 and the broader Sustainable Future Program can be found here.
Congratulations to our Flexpass Survey Winner!
Congratulations to Carla Sorowka, our final winner of the Flexpass Survey Draw. Carla thinks "(the) Flex Pass is a great way to save on gas and vehicle 'wear and tear' as well as helps to encourage
people to leave the car at home and take an active or sustainable mode when possible"
For students interested in learning more about sustainability and having the opportunity to engage in experiential learning through developing and implementing a sustainability project, McMaster has created the Sustainable Future Program.
Courses in the program are open to students from all faculties. Each course provides students with the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary, student-led, community-based and experiential education focused on sustainability.